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Romantics Anonymous (2011)



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Romantics Anonymous tells the story of Angélique (Isabelle Carré), a gifted chocolate-maker whose uncontrollable shyness prevents her from acknowledging her talents. Struggling chocolatier Jean-René (Benoît Poelvoorde), who also suffers from a similar case of awkward bashfulness that threatens to drown his company, hires Angelique as his new sales associate. Realizing she's attracted to her boss, Angelique decides to anonymously develop a new line of chocolates to save the company. With the future of the business hanging in the balance, Angelique and Jean-Rene must overcome their limitations and confess their sweet affections for one another in this delectable comedy. -- (C) Tribeca

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Benoît Poelvoorde
as Jean-Rene Van Den Hugde
Isabelle Carré
as Angélique Delange
Swann Arlaud
as Antoine
Stephan Wojtowicz
as Psychologist
Alice Pol
as Adèle
Claude Aufaure
as Monsieur Mercier
Philippe Laudenbach
as Jury President
Eric Naggar
as Obnoxious Chocolatier
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All Critics (33) | Top Critics (7)

Movies that truly have the capacity to delight - that amuse and lift the spirits and create a warm feeling - are rare. "Romantics Anonymous" is one of those rare delights.

July 19, 2012 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
San Francisco Chronicle
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It'll be too light and frothy for some tastes, but it's bound to leave you with a warm glow.

December 1, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

A mug of warm cocoa with marshmallow topping that produces a comfy feel-good glow.

November 27, 2011 | Rating: 3/5
New York Times
Top Critic

An adorable, quirky chocolatier looking for love? One guess which country this heavily whimsical comedy hails from.

November 25, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
New York Post
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Boy meets girl. Boy likes girl. Girl faints and boy jumps out the bathroom window.

November 22, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Améris's recipe here calls for everything in moderation, resulting in a movie that never threatens to offend nor, particularly, to delight, though it does offer a good view on a modestly charming actors' duet.

November 22, 2011 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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Audience Reviews for Romantics Anonymous

Wears out it's welcome by the end, in spite of not being a very long film, but mostly it's a sweet little story about two socially awkward people getting together. The chocolate making side to the story is nice and had me depressed to be on a diet and a budget!

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer


A quirky love story between two people who are afraid of their emotions and taking a leap of faith. I like the metaphor the film posits. The actors are very convincing in their roles and quite charming. It felt a little too sweet and silly at times, but it is a very nice tale.

Wildaly M
Wildaly M

Super Reviewer

Doux comme le chocolat...

Eliza Norton
Eliza Norton

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